Crash test penguin? Chrysler meets Linux
Posted on: 10/21/2002 12:01 PM

CNET News reports that DaimlerChrysler has purchased 108 dual-processor Linux workstations from IBM to run car-crash simulations.

"DaimlerChrysler has been using computers to simulate crashes since the early 1990s, first with single supercomputers, then with clusters of systems running Unix. Now the company is switching to less-expensive systems with Intel processors running Red Hat's version of the Linux operating system, DaimlerChrysler said."

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